Posts Tagged ‘Kowloon Walled City’

Watch A Cybercat Explore A Kowloon-y Cybercity

The game doesn’t have a proper name yet and I couldn’t rightly tell you what it is, but I am certainly enjoying seeing a cat roam the neon alleys of a cybercity inspired by Kowloon Walled City in HK Project [dev blog]. Creators Koola & Viv call it “a cat adventure video game” – a grossly underserved genre. We’ll get to be a cybercat wandering down alleyways, platforming around, and generally taking in the sights? It’s still early days for the game, but my Monday’s certainly brightened up by watching this:

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Procedural Kowloon Horror Game Phantasmal Released

A first-person sneaky horror game set inside a procedurally-generated version of Hong Kong’s labyrinthine, lawless (and now-demolished) Kowloon Walled City? Yeah, g’wan!

I skipped Phantasmal [official site] while it was on Steam Early Access because I wanted my first impressions of its dark, winding, unknowable corridors and alleyways to be the real deal. Now it is. Developers Eyemobi today released Phantasmal for real, and… now I’m a bit too scared to enter.

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